Saturday, January 16, 2010


Spanish lawmaker's photo used for bin Laden poster (photo of lawmaker in story):
MADRID – A Spanish lawmaker says he was stunned to find that the FBI used his photograph as part of a digitally enhanced image showing what Osama bin Laden might look like today.

Gaspar Llamazares says he would no longer feel safe in the U.S. after his hair and other features appeared on a wanted poster showing an older bin Laden on a U.S. government Web site A reward of up to $25 million is offered.

Spanish newspaper El Mundo quotes FBI spokesman Ken Hoffman as acknowledging that the agency used a picture of Llamazares taken from Google Images for the digitally altered image of Bin Laden.
See the "aged" photo at Rewards for Justice.


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